Your parents might not believe it, but Pakistan is climbing up the tourist radar. You can now get a visa online — a stark contrast to the way things were even a few years ago. You don’t even need to be on a tour or have a no-objection certificate. You can go and enjoy yourself in the sky-high mountains, the endless valleys, and in the temples. It could be the trip of a lifetime.

Of course, there are a few things you should know before you go. You should ready yourself with a little Urdu, and be prepared to become addicted to chai tea. From there, we’ve got you covered.